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New guidelines for patients with coronary artery disease emphasize the role of a multidisciplinary heart team, an approach pioneered at Columbia.
A new mathematical modeling study suggests that about a quarter of young adults between 18 and 39 could gain lifetime health benefits from taking statins.
When Henry Ray Fischbach suddenly collapsed during his performance, three doctors from Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian quickly stepped in to save his life.
- March 24, 2014
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center completed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
- March 20, 2014
Physicians may be less likely to intensify blood pressure treatment in patients with uncontrolled hypertension who are also depressed.
- February 4, 2014
Nearly half a million women die each year of heart disease and stroke. Here are seven lifestyle changes to help lower your risk.
- November 10, 2013
Taking care of your gums could help keep heart disease at bay. Mailman School researchers have shown that as gum health improves, progression of atherosclerosis slows to a clinically significant degree.
- October 28, 2013
Radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of developing heart disease later in life, but the risk is now lower than it was 20 years ago.
- October 17, 2013
Cardiologists have been advised to screen all heart attack patients for depression, but the evidence backing that advice is sparse.
- July 24, 2013
Study published in New England Journal of Medicine finds druggable target for rare fatal lung disease, a form of pulmonary hypertension.